In our afternoon reading: thoughts on books by John Haskell and Dennis Cooper, an excerpt from Masha Gessen’s new book, and more.
Afternoon Bites: Chris Kraus, Aaron Gilbreath on Jazz, Marlon James Interviewed, Rachel Khong, and More
In our afternoon reading: interviews with Chris Kraus and Marlon James, writings on music from Aaron Gilbreath and Maria Sherman, and more.
Weekend Bites: Kristen Radtke on Bodegas, Esmé Weijun Wang, Revisiting Rudy Wurlitzer, Paul Major’s Book, and More
In our weekend reading: new work by Kristen Radtke and Heidi Julavits, an interview with Esmé Weijun Wang, and more.
Morning Bites: Jonathan Lethem on Sports, Garnette Cadogan, Mila Jaroniec Excerpted, Dennis Cooper Interviewed, and More
In our morning reading: interviews with Jonathan Lethem and Dennis Cooper, an essay from Garnette Cadogan, and more.
In our morning reading: an interview with Jesmyn Ward, Dennis Cooper’s blog returns, a Ben Tanzer playlist, and more.
Afternoon Bites: Jacqueline Woodson, Ann and Jeff VanderMeer Interviewed, Michael J. Seidlinger’s YA Novel, Ryan W. Bradley, and More
In our afternoon reading: interviews with Jacqueline Woodson and Dennis Cooper, talking YA with Michael J. Seidlinger, and more.
Afternoon Bites: Ann and Jeff VanderMeer, Aaron Burch Interviewed, Victor LaValle, The Julie Ruin’s Latest, and More
In our afternoon reading: talking science fiction with Ann and Jeff VanderMeer, thoughts on The Julie Ruin’s new album, new nonfiction from Victor LaValle, and much more.
Over the years, Dennis Cooper’s blog has become a go-to spot for those who appreciate challenging, bold, experimental literature. Cooper has frequently championed books on indie presses and literary work in small journals, using his own influence to point readers in the direction of other work that they might enjoy. (Many writers I know have been thrilled to have been included in lists of highlights from Cooper’s recent reading.) Over time, the site has gradually become a place where devotees […]